The modernized Ka-27M
Several photos without interest past the first production batch modernization at JSC "Kumertau Aviation Production Enterprise" (KumAPP) anti-submarine helicopters Ka-27M Offshore Russian Navy aviation. The picture shows the Ka-27M with yellow hull numbers "30", "31", "33" and "36" (as well as two previous repair of sea transport and combat helicopters Ka-29 with yellow hull numbers "90" and "94").
Pictures allegedly made in December 2016. As we already reported, to February 1, 2017 modernized Ka-27M with the hull number "31 Yellow" has already arrived from Kumertau in the 859-th Center deployment and training of flight personnel of the Russian Navy Naval Aviation in Yeisk.
Recall that the December 19, 2016 announced the transfer of the Navy Naval Aviation Russian first commercially upgraded to KumAPP Ka-27M, get a new hull number "14 Yellow" (registration number RF-19190).
In early 2013 JSC "Kamov" and KumAPP concluded the Russian Ministry of Defence contract for the modernization of a production of the first eight drill Ka-27PL of embodiment Ka-27M. Initially commissioning of the first eight modernized Ka-27M assumed by 25 November 2014, then it was postponed to the end of 2015, but in the end, this batch of helicopters was commissioned in December 2016 (the first four Ka-27PL received on KumAPP for Continuous modernization in December 2014).
KumAPP also has another contract of the Ministry of Defense of Russia (presumably 2014) for the modernization of 14 drill Ka-27PL of embodiment Ka-27M, of which 12 are the first machines were to be handed over in 2016, but in fact, apparently, the contract will be implemented only in 2017.
According to the financial statements KumAPP of 2015, the value of the first contract KumAPP on repair and modernization of the eight helicopters Ka-27M is 2.785 billion. Rub., And a second contract for the modernization of 14 helicopters Ka-27M is 5.311 billion. Rub. Thus, the contract price of repair with the modernization of a machine is respectively 348 and 379 million. Rubles.
The modernization program of the Ka-27M has a long history, and in the current version (the product "27D2") as the prototype uses two modernized Ka-27PL - tail number "0909 Black" (serial number 09-09, was converted in 1998 by theme year, then further upgraded as the first prototype of the Ka-27M in the mid-2000s), and the "blue 48" (serial number 012-01, converted in 2008). On completion of state tests of the Ka-27M it was reported in 2015. Ka-27M features developed by JSC "Corporation" Fazotron-NIIR "new" radar command and tactical system "consisting of new acoustic and magnetic systems, SIGINT systems, information systems and on-board radar," Spear-A "with an active phased array antenna bars.
According to the made in early 2015 to First Deputy General Director and General Designer of JSC "Corporation" Fazotron-NIIR "Yuri Guskov, according to an embodiment of the Ka-27M is planned to modernize 46 Ka-27PL.
Also in December 2016 the Russian Navy Naval Aviation were transferred to the first six KumAPP overhauled helicopters Ka-29, for the repair of a contract which was listed in the work plan for 2016 KumAPP. The contract value amounted to 435 million rubles. (Thus the price of the repair of the Ka-29 amounted to RUR 72.5 million). The news on the transfer of the party appeared refurbished helicopter Ka-29 with on-board "yellow 85" number).